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Belfast Healthy Cities

Our vision is to be a leader in creating
a healthy, equitable and sustainable city

Healthy Cities 21st Century

Health Literacy Tools

Health Literacy is closely linked to literacy. While there are no baseline figures on the level of health literacy in Belfast or Northern Ireland adult literacy levels, identify 18% of the adult working age population of Northern Ireland perform at the lowest literacy level. (DEL (2013) The International Survey of Adults Skills, 2012: Adult literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills in Northern Ireland)
A range of tools are available to identify baseline levels of health literacy.
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Optimising Health Literacy and Access to Health Information and Services (OPHELIA) 
European Health Literacy Survey
UK Health Literacy Group  
Health Literacy Centre Europe
Health Literacy Europe